Don’t Be Afraid of the Stories

Family Historians, Genealogists, Name Collectors, they go by different names. Some people collect names and their databases grow, others just document THEIR particular line of the family, and brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles be damned. Everybody emphasizes something different. Me? It’s the stories! Good or Bad, they all are a part of who I am.…

By George, I found Mr. Auxer, but . . . .

About six months ago, I wrote a blog about how excited I was to find the final resting place of one George H. Auxer.  Two trips north to Stroudsburg, first one to find the cemetery, second one to find the headstone, remember the blog?  I found him because Ancestry.com posted a group of records titled “Pennsylvania…